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Ossa Orissa Bowlden

Ossa Orissa Bowlden

Female 1890 - 1984  (93 years)

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  • Name Ossa Orissa Bowlden 
    Born 21 Nov 1890  Springville, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 11 Jun 1900  Springville, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1900

    Utah, Utah, Springville,, 11 Jun 1900, SD 273, ED 169, sheet 12A, dwelling 204, family 204

    James Boulden, head 51 (Nov 1848). Ophelia, wife 44 (Jan 1856). They have been married for 27 years; 7 children born, 7 living. Children: Lavell, son 19 (Aug 1880); Clara, daughter 17 (Jul 1882); Anna, daughter 9 (Nov 1890); Richard, son 6 (Jul 1893); Rulen, son 4 (Jan 1896). James immigrated to the US 1860; naturalized citizen. He is a farmer. Owns farm free of mortgage. James was born in England; his parents were born in England. Ophelia was born in Iowa; her mother and father in New York. All the children were born in Utah. Next door to Edwin and Hariet A. Lee.  
    Age: 9 
    Census 6 Jan 1920  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1920

    Utah, Utah, Provo Bench Precinct, Ward of Precinct 3, 6 and 7 Jan 1920, SD 2, ED 213, sheet 3A, Dwelling 39, Family 43

    Jane B. Furguson, head, 30. Ora, wife, 29. Children: Howard, son 8; Ray, son 3 1/12. Also living with them is her mother Odelia Bowlden, widow 64. Owns a farm with a mortgage. He is a general farmer working on his own account. Howard is attending school. All are able to read and write except the two children. All are born in Utah; his parents in Utah; hers in England and Iowa. Odelia was born in Iowa; her parents in the United States. Next door to Joseph F. and Mary Haws; James D. and Edna Celsand.

    Note: Both James and Ossa's names are transcribed incorrectly as well as their surname. Ossa's mother's name is Ophelia and not Odelia. 
    Age: 29 
    Census 2 Apr 1930  Pleasant View, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1930

    Utah, Utah, Pleasant View, 2 Apr 1930, ED 25-39, SD 4, Sheet 4A, Canyon Road, Dwelling 3, Family 3

    James B. Ferguson, head, 40. Ossa B. wife, 39. He was 21 when first married; she was 20. Children: Howard B., son 14; Ray B., son 14; Naomi, daughter 5; J. Cecil, son 4 6/12. They own their home and farm and do have a radio set. He is a fruit farmer working on his own account. He is not a veteran. Howard, Ray and Naomi are attending school. All can read and write except Noami and Cecil. All are born in Utah. His parents are both born in Utah; her were born in Iowas and England. Next door to Joe and Jacka Yacenda; J.V. and Elnora T. Tilly  
    Age: 39 
    Census 19 Apr 1940  Pleasant View, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1940

    Utah, Utah, Pleasant View, 19 Apr 1940, SD 2, ED 25-39, sheet 15A, dwelling 267

    James B. Ferguson, head 50. Ossa B., wife 49. Children: Noami, daughter 18; Cecil, son 14. They own a farm valued at $10,000. James is a farmer working on his own account. Wages for 1939 were zero; has other source of income. Noami is a new worker, working on her own account. Cecil is attending school. Highest educational level: James 8th; Ossa, 8th; Naomi, H-4; Cecil, 8th. All were born in Utah. Several doors down from Howard and Beth N. Ferguson; Elmer D. and Clara Eastman.  
    Age: 49 
    Family Record 22-27 Oct 1951  Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Honolulu, Hawaii Trip

    Osa Ferguson, 60, and James B. Ferguson, 61, departure from Los Angeles, California to Honolulu, Hawaii aboard the S.S. Lurline with arrival on 27 Oct 1951 
    Age: 60 
    List of Inward-Bound Passengers, James B. and Ossa Ferguson, the S.S. Lurline, Los Angeles to Honolulu, 1951
    List of Inward-Bound Passengers, James B. and Ossa Ferguson, the S.S. Lurline, Los Angeles to Honolulu, 1951
    Family Record 7 Nov 1951  Honolulu, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    List of outward-bound passengers

    Sailing from Honolulu, Hawaii, 7 Nov 1951 abord the S.S. Lurline, bound for post of Los Angeles Harbor, California. James Ferguson, 62, and Ora Ferguson, 60. Place of birth was Provo, Utah and Springville, Utah, respectively  
    Age: 60 
    List of Outward-Bound Passengers, James B. and Ossa Ferguson, the S.S. Lurline, Honolulu, Hawaii to Los Angeles Harbor, California
    List of Outward-Bound Passengers, James B. and Ossa Ferguson, the S.S. Lurline, Honolulu, Hawaii to Los Angeles Harbor, California
    Died 09 Feb 1984  Springville, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Obituary 10 Feb 1984  Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Ossa O. Bowlden Ferguson, 93, of Orem, died Thursday, Feb 9, 1984 in Provo. She was born Nov 21, 1890 in Springville to James and Othelia Leona Avery Bowlden. She married James B. Ferguson on Nov 30, 1910 in the Salt Lake Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He died May 14, 1969.

    She attended schools in Springville.

    She served in all the auxiliary organizations of the LDS Church on both a ward and state level. She was ward chorister for many years, serving under three bishops, and she applied her musical talents in other than church functions. She was a bishop's wife for five years.

    She worked on the Old Folks Committee for the church on both a ward and stake level when all of Provo and boundaries were part of the Utah Stake.

    She joined the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers in April 1937 as a charter member of the Edgemont Camp. For 15 years she worked with the state Central DUP Committee in Salt Lake City, and for eight years she was president of the North Utah County DUP.

    She is survived by a daughter in Provo, Mrs J.T. (Naomi) Walker; 17 grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren. Three sons preceded her in death; Howard B., J Cecil and Ray B.

    The funeral will be Monday, Feb 13, at 11 a.m. at the Edgemont 19th Ward Chapel, 4300 Canyon Rd. Friends may call Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at the Sundberg-Olpin Mortuary in Orem, 495 S. State St., and at the church an hour prior to Services Monday. Burial will be at the Orem City Cemetery.  
    Ossa O. Bowlden Ferguson Obituary
    Ossa O. Bowlden Ferguson Obituary
    Buried 13 Feb 1984  Orem City Cemetery, Orem, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Ossa O Bowlden Ferguson
    Ossa O Bowlden Ferguson
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    Person ID I702  clanSoren | FRS101
    Last Modified 28 Oct 2014 

    Father James Bowlden,   b. 24 Nov 1849, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1914, Springville, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Ophelia Leona Avery,   b. 3 Jan 1856, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1932, Pleasant View, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1872  Springville, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F259  Group Sheet

    Family Ancestors James Baum Ferguson,   b. 20 Aug 1889, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1969, Orem, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 30 Nov 1910  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Wedding reception for James M. Ferguson and Ossa Bowlden
    Wedding reception for James M. Ferguson and Ossa Bowlden
    Children 
    +01. Howard Bowlden Ferguson,   b. 16 Nov 1911, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1963, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
     02. Ruth Ferguson,   b. 3 Jan 1913, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1913, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +03. Ray Bowlden Ferguson,   b. 17 Sep 1916, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Aug 1981, Provo, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    +04. Naomi Ferguson Married: 2x2x ,   b. 4 May 1921, Orem, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 2001, Orem, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +05. James Cecil Ferguson,   b. 7 Sep 1925,   d. 5 Jun 1980, Orem, Utah, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2010 
    Family ID F258  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    LDS Family Record, James Baum Ferguson
    LDS Family Record, James Baum Ferguson
    James Baum Ferguson and Ossa Orisa Bowlden

  • Sources 
    1. [S97] 1900 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, (Ancestry.com), Springville, Utah, Utah; Roll: T623_1687; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 169 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S82] 1920 United States Federal Census, Fourteenth Census of the United States, (Ancestry.com), Year: 1920;Census Place: Provo Ward 3, Utah, Utah; Roll: T625_1868; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 213 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S99] 1930 United States Federal Census, Fifteenth Census of the United States, (Ancestry), Pleasant View, Utah, Utah; Roll: 2423; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 39 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S306] 1940 United States Federal Census, United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls., Pleasant View, Utah, Utah; Roll: T627_4219; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 25-39. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S319] Honolulu, Hawaii, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1900-1959, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), (Ancestry.com. Honolulu, Hawaii, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1900-1959), NARA Series: A3422; Roll: 262. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S319] Honolulu, Hawaii, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1900-1959, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), (Ancestry.com. Honolulu, Hawaii, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1900-1959), NARA Series: A3510; Roll: 168 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S61] Utah State History Cemetery Burials Database, (http://cemeteries.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S172] BYU Idaho Special Collections and Family History, (BYU Idaho) (Reliability: 3).
      Marriage ID: 389372
      Groom's Surname Name: FERGUSON
      Groom's First Name: James Baum
      Bride's Surname Name: BOWLDEN
      Bride's First Name: Ossa O.
      Place: Salt Lake City
      Marriage Date: 30 Nov 1910
      County: Utah
      State: Utah
      Bride's Residence:
      Groom's Residence:
      Volume: 6
      Page: 285